National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has released a tender document inviting bids for the organisation of the NIFT 2022 entrance exam and admission process. While the document is primarily of use to agencies that can assist NIFT in holding NIFT 2022 entrance exam, instructions on the exam centres and admission process for aspirants interested to pursue fashion and design are also mentioned in the document.
According to the tender document, the registration process for B.Des, M.Des, BFTech, MFTech and MFM admissions is to begin from this month and the examination for these courses is scheduled to be conducted in January. Prior to filling the application form for NIFT 2022, candidates should check the eligibility criteria required for the entrance examination.
In the official tender document, the conducting body also released the list of the examination centres for the NIFT 2022 entrance examination and NIFT 2022 studio test. The candidates are required to select their preferable exam centre while filling the application form. The NIFT 2022 entrance examination is being held in 32 cities across the states of India. The NIFT admission situation/studio test is to be conducted at the NIFT campuses across India which includes 17 cities. The candidates are advised to check the examination centre for their NIFT 2022 entrance exam in their admit card.
The official tender document also released the exam pattern for NIFT 2022 entrance examinations for different courses. The NIFT exam is categorised into 4 types of written exams namely Creative Ability Test, General Ability Test, Group Discussion and Situational Tests. The examination pattern is separate for the Design and Fashion Technology courses. The General Ability Test in B.Des and M.Des entrance examination is conducted for 120 minutes and in English/ Hindi medium and in BFTech, MFTech and MFM entrance examination, it is held for 180 minutes and in English/ Hindi medium.
After the written examination, the shortlisted candidates for Bachelor’s programme are called for next rounds which consists of Creative Ability Test and Situational Tests. The shortlisted candidates of Master’s programmes are also called for the next rounds which consists of Group Discussion and Personal Interview.